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trying to get back on track
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      3 comments

Well, I've gained weight back and want to nip it in the bud. I'm totally frustrated with myself but I know circumstances and life get in the way sometimes. Even my own self-sabotaging habits keep me from being who I really want to be. So, wit... Read more
'You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”
Friday, February 22, 2013      9 comments

My oldest daughter recently wrote this to me in a graduation card. It was my graduation from college with my bachelor of science degree. I graduated summa cum laude which is highest honors. I am 58. I have been working on that as a personal ... Read more
Trying to get back on track
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      7 comments

I went to see RNY gastric bypass team today. I had a metabolic test done. It shows how many calories my body is actually burning at resting stage. It was better then I thought it would be which means I've been a bad girl. I was hoping to bla... Read more
Being at goal is not the end of the journey.
Monday, October 31, 2011      0 comments

It truly is a happier day than most. I don't participate in the treat-giving anyway although my hubby loves to. He is out of town this Halloween so I'm just going to be a... Read more
Below goal weight!
Monday, May 23, 2011      7 comments

Well, it's been awhile since I posted here so I just wanted to update everyone. I am now at 127 lbs which is 3 lbs below the goal I set for myself. I'm going to keep eating healthy and just see if I can get down to what I was in high school w... Read more
6 pounds to go until goal!
Monday, March 28, 2011      4 comments

I'm now at 136 and can't believe it. Some of my lessons learned during this journey to goal through weight loss surgery: The scale still plays mind-games with me. I have learned to weigh myself so that I can guage my progress but not look at... Read more
Update and new goals for 2011
Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

Update 01-16-2011 Well, after many days of trial and setbacks with my health and issues with my bypass surgery, I am finally feeling better and taking better care of me. My goals for the year are to try and balance all areas of life including... Read more
weigh is still slowly going down.
Sunday, October 10, 2010      6 comments

OK, my weight is going down slowly but it's going down so i'm happy with that. Something is working right anyway. Before I had my RNY, I could not get the scales to budge. I knew I needed help but could not get my doctors to understand that.... Read more
I crossed my legs!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

I went to my PCP this morning and while waiting for him to come into the office, I accidently crossed my legs! It was a surprise! I have not been able to do that in ages! My next goal? I am looking forward to the day that the water cover... Read more
hungry all the time
Friday, September 24, 2010      5 comments

OK, my gastric bypass surgery is not working the way I had planned. I physically feel hungry all the time. I'm 7 wks out almost and should not be feeling hungry. i'm drinking my water and eating my portions as prescribed. But, an hour or les... Read more
First experience with dumping syndrome!
Friday, September 03, 2010      9 comments

Well, chicken does not like me yet. I had about 1/2 ounce of chicken breast for dinner and 2 oz of mashed sweet potato that I baked. I had prepared more but could not finish it. Then I felt ill. I was determined that I was NOT going to throw ... Read more
feeling down today
Saturday, August 28, 2010      3 comments

I just got back from taking my baby girl to college for the second year away from home. I know she is close enough to get to if she needs help. I guess it's just the quietness of home again that brings me down. Also, I'm bored with my c... Read more
feeling better today
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      4 comments

I'm feeling better today. Still sore but not as bad. I'm paying more attention to my food and drink again as well as other remedies that I seem to need after my surgery. My body is just different so I have to listen to it. I think that is th... Read more
feeling pain today
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      3 comments

Well, today I seem to be having pain on the left side. I think I did too much at work yesterday. But, I've also had problems going to the bathroom this week with the addition of some new meds my doc put me on for acid. I'm on Nexium and anoth... Read more
What I've learned in 3 weeks.
Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

Today is my 3 week surgiversary. I have learned many things and am surprised at how much my body tells me now. Things are certainly different but all for the better. I've learned not to eat too fast and to chew slowly or else my eyeballs... Read more

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